Internet data shows that there were more than two million cat videos posted on YouTube in 2014 alone, with almost 26 billion views. That number grows daily. And that’s only cat videos. There are videos posted daily on dogs, monkeys, pigs, raccoons, elephants, ducks, donkeys, rats, whales, and bats.
A daughter has disowned her father after a picture of him kissing his wife over a slaughtered lion’s carcass went viral. Sydney Carter, 19, has vowed to never call her father ‘dad’ again in response to the photograph, which was taken at a ‘canned hunt’ in South Africa.
Every child who has grown up in rural America has seen the magic of fireflies in the night sky, but future generations of children may not get to experience this for themselves because the enjoyable insects are in decline across the country.
The slaughter of a young cow in the parking lot of a Home Depot has prompted the closure of a local meat market specializing in selling food prepared by observing Islamic laws, according to NBC Connecticut. The Saba meat store in Bloomfield had live animals on the premises when a young cow escaped and trotted […]
6 steps tourists can take to curb illegal activity. Kim Carson Cianciola, an insurance subrogation specialist out of Englewood, Colorado, was appalled when she spotted jaguar and tiger cubs chained within a tent in the middle of a marketplace while on vacation in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. For a few bucks, tourists could get a […]
The aerial video of a bear and her cub struggling to climb a near-vertical snowy mountain was both gut-wrenching and inspirational. The clip, which went viral in November, shows the cub sliding down, again and again, as its mom looked on helpless. But, in the end the dogged furball made it, and social media the world over […]
The #BreakFreeFromPlastic movement is part of a worldwide effort to keep our oceans, water supplies and landfills clean, while working toward holding corporations responsible for banning these harmful items for good. Here’s how you can do your part.
Melting ice sheets in the Antarctic, particularly one of the largest and unstable glaciers in the region, could significantly accelerate global sea level rise, according to a new report. The climate scientists who measured likely outcomes of glacial melting at the bottom of the world focused the study on the Thwaites glacier, an area as […]
A historic slow-moving flood of polluted Mississippi River water loaded with chemicals, pesticides and human waste from 31 states and two Canadian provinces is draining straight into the marshes and bayous of the Gulf of Mexico — the nurseries of Arnesen’s fishing grounds — upsetting the delicate balance of salinity and destroying the fragile ecosystem […]